Period
to 1 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 45 44
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Retail 2,391 3,352 3,967
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.95% 5.50% 5.71%
As % of the General category 10.12% 11.27% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,032 2,449 3,045
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 23,624 29,752 35,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.93% 48.82% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,657 23,430 28,364
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +14 478 £65,000 +0.78% 75
West London -7 169 £75,000 +42.86% 26
South London -9 48 £50,000 -9.09% 6
East London +12 18 £26,500 -51.82% 16
North London -22 3 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 956 (39.98%) Agile Software Development
2 762 (31.87%) E-Commerce
3 552 (23.09%) Finance
4 420 (17.57%) JavaScript
5 392 (16.39%) Java
6 340 (14.22%) AWS
7 327 (13.68%) Software Engineering
8 325 (13.59%) Azure
9 324 (13.55%) SQL
10 317 (13.26%) Scrum
11 291 (12.17%) TDD
12 279 (11.67%) Python
13 277 (11.59%) Microservices
14 276 (11.54%) Project Management
15 265 (11.08%) Stakeholder Management
16 255 (10.66%) DevOps
17 254 (10.62%) Analytics
18 241 (10.08%) Degree
19 236 (9.87%) HTML
20 224 (9.37%) Marketing
21 219 (9.16%) User Experience
22 218 (9.12%) Docker
23 217 (9.08%) CSS
23 217 (9.08%) Banking
24 215 (8.99%) .NET
24 215 (8.99%) Node.js
25 214 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
26 190 (7.95%) C#
27 189 (7.90%) Microsoft
28 188 (7.86%) Mentoring

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 82 (3.43%) Apache Spark
2 59 (2.47%) CMS
3 48 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 44 (1.84%) Confluence
5 31 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (0.88%) IIS
7 20 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (0.46%) Apache
10 11 (0.46%) Drupal
11 9 (0.38%) JBoss
11 9 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.33%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.29%) Mule
13 7 (0.29%) SAS
14 6 (0.25%) Mule ESB
14 6 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.21%) Tornado
15 5 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
3 33 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 27 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (0.96%) Sketch
6 19 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.63%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.46%) InVision
9 10 (0.42%) Adobe XD
9 10 (0.42%) InDesign
10 8 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.084%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.084%) Zeplin
13 1 (0.042%) Marvel
13 1 (0.042%) Maya
13 1 (0.042%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 81 (3.39%) Magento
2 37 (1.55%) SAP Hybris
3 34 (1.42%) Shopify
4 21 (0.88%) NetSuite
5 18 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
6 17 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.25%) SAP Retail
9 5 (0.21%) SAP CAR
9 5 (0.21%) Sentinel
10 4 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.17%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.13%) Finacle
11 3 (0.13%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (0.13%) Temenos T24
12 2 (0.084%) Oracle Retail
12 2 (0.084%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 340 (14.22%) AWS
2 325 (13.59%) Azure
3 117 (4.89%) SaaS
4 108 (4.52%) GCP
5 78 (3.26%) Office 365
6 55 (2.30%) Serverless
7 44 (1.84%) PaaS
8 43 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
9 40 (1.67%) IaaS
10 39 (1.63%) Power Platform
11 30 (1.25%) Google Analytics
12 24 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
13 22 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
14 20 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (0.79%) GitHub
15 19 (0.79%) OpenShift
16 16 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
17 15 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
18 13 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 13 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.13%) WAN
2 48 (2.01%) LAN
3 42 (1.76%) Firewall
4 33 (1.38%) VPN
5 27 (1.13%) Internet
6 21 (0.88%) Wireless
7 20 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (0.79%) DHCP
9 18 (0.75%) Network Security
10 16 (0.67%) DNS
11 13 (0.54%) MPLS
12 12 (0.50%) VoIP
13 10 (0.42%) Intranet
13 10 (0.42%) NetScaler
14 9 (0.38%) TCP/IP
15 8 (0.33%) BGP
16 7 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
17 6 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
18 5 (0.21%) DAB
18 5 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 94 (3.93%) Big Data
3 83 (3.47%) NoSQL
4 80 (3.35%) Hadoop
5 66 (2.76%) MongoDB
6 61 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 59 (2.47%) MySQL
8 44 (1.84%) Relational Database
9 43 (1.80%) Amazon Redshift
10 38 (1.59%) Power BI
11 37 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 31 (1.30%) Neo4j
13 25 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (1.00%) Amazon Athena
15 21 (0.88%) Redis
15 21 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (0.84%) BigQuery
17 18 (0.75%) Apache Hive
18 17 (0.71%) SQL Server 2019
19 16 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 141 (5.90%) Git (software)
2 81 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 80 (3.35%) JIRA
4 62 (2.59%) Cucumber
5 38 (1.59%) Maven
6 37 (1.55%) JUnit
7 36 (1.51%) webpack
8 32 (1.34%) Selenium
9 31 (1.30%) Visual Studio
10 29 (1.21%) Gradle
11 26 (1.09%) Vagrant
12 25 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (1.00%) NUnit
13 24 (1.00%) Xcode
14 21 (0.88%) Android Studio
15 16 (0.67%) Cypress.io
16 15 (0.63%) Bitbucket
16 15 (0.63%) TeamCity
17 14 (0.59%) GitLab
18 13 (0.54%) Mockito
General
1 552 (23.09%) Finance
2 224 (9.37%) Marketing
3 217 (9.08%) Banking
4 85 (3.55%) Public Sector
5 83 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 57 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 47 (1.97%) Games
8 41 (1.71%) Law
9 40 (1.67%) Advertising
10 39 (1.63%) Automotive
11 25 (1.05%) Legal
11 25 (1.05%) Police
12 21 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.84%) Back Office
13 20 (0.84%) Publishing
14 18 (0.75%) Retail Finance
15 16 (0.67%) Retail Banking
16 14 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.54%) Local Government
18 12 (0.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 600 (25.09%) Developer
2 323 (13.51%) Analyst
3 187 (7.82%) Architect
4 176 (7.36%) Business Analyst
5 167 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 151 (6.32%) Java Developer
7 133 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 89 (3.72%) Consultant
9 75 (3.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 73 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
11 71 (2.97%) Junior
12 70 (2.93%) Senior Manager
13 69 (2.89%) Software Engineer
14 67 (2.80%) .NET Developer
15 65 (2.72%) Full Stack Developer
16 64 (2.68%) E-Commerce Manager
17 63 (2.63%) React Developer
17 63 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
18 61 (2.55%) Senior Java Developer
19 55 (2.30%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (9.87%) HTML
2 217 (9.08%) CSS
3 215 (8.99%) .NET
3 215 (8.99%) Node.js
4 186 (7.78%) React
5 134 (5.60%) AngularJS
6 98 (4.10%) Web Services
7 94 (3.93%) RESTful
8 84 (3.51%) HTML5
9 75 (3.14%) REST
10 73 (3.05%) Spring
11 71 (2.97%) ASP.NET
12 64 (2.68%) jQuery
13 63 (2.63%) CSS3
14 60 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web API
15 54 (2.26%) Redux
16 48 (2.01%) Spring Boot
17 47 (1.97%) .NET Core
17 47 (1.97%) Vue.js
18 45 (1.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 219 (9.16%) User Experience
2 150 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 120 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
5 88 (3.68%) iPad
6 76 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
7 73 (3.05%) Blog
8 71 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
9 56 (2.34%) Algorithms
10 49 (2.05%) Public Cloud
11 35 (1.46%) Social Media
12 33 (1.38%) EPoS
12 33 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 30 (1.25%) Cloud Native
13 30 (1.25%) PMI
14 26 (1.09%) Data Centre
15 24 (1.00%) Acoustics
15 24 (1.00%) Data Structures
16 23 (0.96%) FMCG
16 23 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 148 (6.19%) Android
2 131 (5.48%) Apple iOS
3 125 (5.23%) Windows
4 110 (4.60%) Linux
5 29 (1.21%) Windows 10
6 24 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 21 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 17 (0.71%) Unix
9 16 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 15 (0.63%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.084%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.042%) CentOS
14 1 (0.042%) MVS
14 1 (0.042%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 956 (39.98%) Agile Software Development
2 762 (31.87%) E-Commerce
3 327 (13.68%) Software Engineering
4 317 (13.26%) Scrum
5 291 (12.17%) TDD
6 277 (11.59%) Microservices
7 276 (11.54%) Project Management
8 265 (11.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 255 (10.66%) DevOps
10 254 (10.62%) Analytics
11 214 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
12 188 (7.86%) Mentoring
13 175 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
14 172 (7.19%) BDD
15 171 (7.15%) Coaching
16 158 (6.61%) Test Automation
17 133 (5.56%) SDLC
18 125 (5.23%) Project Delivery
19 118 (4.94%) Business Analysis
20 115 (4.81%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 420 (17.57%) JavaScript
2 392 (16.39%) Java
3 324 (13.55%) SQL
4 279 (11.67%) Python
5 190 (7.95%) C#
6 79 (3.30%) Apple Swift
7 76 (3.18%) PHP
8 74 (3.09%) Scala
9 70 (2.93%) TypeScript
10 67 (2.80%) Kotlin
11 56 (2.34%) ES6
11 56 (2.34%) Objective-C
12 43 (1.80%) C
13 37 (1.55%) T-SQL
14 36 (1.51%) Java 8
15 35 (1.46%) PowerShell
16 33 (1.38%) R
17 31 (1.30%) C++
18 26 (1.09%) Ruby
19 24 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 241 (10.08%) Degree
2 56 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (1.63%) PMI Certification
4 30 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (1.00%) CCNP
6 22 (0.92%) Security Cleared
7 21 (0.88%) CISSP
7 21 (0.88%) PhD
8 19 (0.79%) CISM
9 16 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (0.67%) Master's Degree
10 15 (0.63%) PMP
11 14 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (0.50%) SC Cleared
13 10 (0.42%) ISEB
13 10 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.25%) CCDP
15 6 (0.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (7.78%) QA
2 43 (1.80%) SLA
3 30 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.75%) GDPR
4 18 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.75%) PMO
5 17 (0.71%) NIST
6 14 (0.59%) COBIT
7 10 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.38%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.33%) NCSC
10 3 (0.13%) Basel II
10 3 (0.13%) Basel III
11 1 (0.042%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.042%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.042%) EMIR
11 1 (0.042%) IFRS
11 1 (0.042%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.042%) MiFID
11 1 (0.042%) P3O
System Software
1 218 (9.12%) Docker
2 71 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.05%) VirtualBox
4 14 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
4 14 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (0.46%) vSphere
7 10 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.38%) HDFS
9 7 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.25%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.21%) XenApp
12 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.084%) Firmware
14 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.042%) Postfix
14 1 (0.042%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.042%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 160 (6.69%) Kubernetes
2 127 (5.31%) Terraform
3 88 (3.68%) Ansible
4 45 (1.88%) SCCM
5 30 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
6 20 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (0.50%) Puppet
8 10 (0.42%) SCOM
9 8 (0.33%) Istio
10 5 (0.21%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.17%) Grafana
11 4 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.17%) OpenSSO
11 4 (0.17%) Perfmon
12 3 (0.13%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.13%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.13%) RSA enVision
12 3 (0.13%) WSUS
13 2 (0.084%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 189 (7.90%) Microsoft
2 119 (4.98%) Google
3 114 (4.77%) Salesforce.com
4 107 (4.48%) SAP
5 104 (4.35%) Adobe
6 88 (3.68%) Oracle
7 65 (2.72%) hybris
8 55 (2.30%) Cisco
9 47 (1.97%) VMware
10 46 (1.92%) Demandware
11 39 (1.63%) Capita
12 32 (1.34%) Cloudera
12 32 (1.34%) IBM
13 29 (1.21%) Hortonworks
13 29 (1.21%) Tableau
14 28 (1.17%) Citrix
15 27 (1.13%) Apple
16 23 (0.96%) Informatica
17 20 (0.84%) Talend
18 18 (0.75%) HP